"In the shtetl of Beverly Hills, Cher carries out mitzvot and plays matchmaker, setting up her teachers and friends to make them happy."
Happy 20th anniversary to 'Clueless'! Is Cher Horowitz still your favorite J.A.P?
At New York's Pride Parade, Jews paid Mexicans to hold up anti-gay signs while wearing tzizit and black hats. Did you know there's a name for that? It's called ethnic drag — and here's why it's so problematic.
Leon Wieseltier skewered Michael Oren for calling him an anti-Semite in 'Ally.' But Wieseltier himself is the king of spurious accusations of anti-Semitism, Raphael Magarik argues.
On a trip to Romania, Leah Koenig discovered the ideal Jewish porridge, mamaliga, which she’s making this summer topped with seasonal plum compote.
"I do not think we need to look to Israel for our queer Jewish role models: they are in the United States, and the folks that continue to work hard for the betterment of queer people."
Why are efforts to combat BDS proving so ineffective on campus? Ira Stup thinks the answer might lie in how students are reacting to the occupation.
Introducing the secret Jewish history of The Grateful Dead!
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Neilia Sherman is philosophically and politically a Reform Jew, but admits being attracted to the Orthodox way of life.
Can you relate?
As American Jews, we like to think that we're on the side of the oppressed. But in Kentucky, some Jews owned slaves, some helped the Harlan miners, and some fought desegregation. How do we own up to that history?
Have you heard about the new PBS documentary "1913: Seeds of Conflict"? It disputes the idea that Muslims and Jews have always been at odds. But it also threatens to substitute one problematic narrative for another.
The Ringstrasse, Vienna’s iconic stately boulevard, is celebrating its 150th anniversary. Did you know that it was once dominated by Jews?
Happy Pride! In celebration, we bring you 13 Jewish LGBT movies and musicians you may not have heard of but should definitely discover.
In Prague, anti-Semitism is virtually unknown. Why has the Czech Republic been so much more successful at stamping out hatred compared to its neighbors in central Europe?
If Stephen Harper’s ruling Conservative Party is so pro-Israel and pro-Jewish, why did Canada’s Parliament shut down a motion to make November "Jewish Heritage Month"?
Of American Pharaoh, Louis Brandeis and 10 other things about (Jewish) Kentucky! http://jd.fo/q8nIC